booster injection

booster injection

the administration of an additional dose of antigen within a defined period of time, such as a vaccine or toxoid, usually in a smaller amount than the original immunization. It is given to maintain the immune response at an appropriate level.
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Also, the four-injection series studied in the Thai trial is now bolstered by a booster injection at the 12-month mark.
If you're pregnant, your doctor may offer you a booster injection of gamma globulin, which will protect you if you haven't yet been infected.
Key to the new platform is the development of the TCEV (Top Controlled Exhaust Valve) and FBIV (Fuel Booster Injection Valve) components.
Stubbs said: "We have offered a booster injection to all of the players to prevent any more cases in the group.
NeuVax is given as an intradermal injection once a month for six months, followed by a booster injection once every six months.
It consists of a booster injection once every 6 months.
One SAE was reported: an episode of pulmonary tuberculosis 19 days after the booster injection that was considered by the investigator to be unrelated to vaccination.
Yet five years ago Louise was left almost completely paralysed after suffering complications from a polio booster injection - and was unable to even write her own name.
It's 9amon Saturday morning, and I'd spent the previous 35 minutes trying to get my furry boy Reggie into his carrier to take him for his annual booster injection.
However, the preemies experienced a marked catch-up response to polyribosylribitol phosphate following their booster injection, thereby eliminating the difference between premature and term infants in protection against H.
But the preemies experienced a marked catch-up response to polyribosylribitol phosphate after their booster injection, thus eliminating the difference between premature and term infants in protection against H.
Her son Alex, two, had the jab, but her worry now was whether he should receive the booster injection.